From the writer of Hook, Contact and Dracula, and the creator of WriterDuet

What is The HartChart?

The HartChart is a story mapping tool to track the emotions of your characters and their journeys. It helps writers visualize the rise and fall of characters as they make choices and proceed through the story.

J.V. Hart Profile

From the mind of J.V. Hart

J.V. brings his three decades of experience as a major Hollywood screenwriter, and 20 years teaching seminars around the world. J.V. is most known for writing Hook, Epic, Contact and Dracula

And code of Guy Goldstein

Guy brings his 15 years of professional software development, and 5 years of (very) amateur screenwriting. Guy is most known for creating the real-time collaborative screenwriting software WriterDuet.

What Other Writers Are Saying

Membership comes with:

  • Importing existing scripts or starting charts from scratch
  • Access to your HartChart online account from any computer
  • Videos from J.V. Hart discussing story structure & examples
  • Example charts from J.V. Hart, with more added regularly
  • Live & recorded online seminars by J.V. Hart and others, with Q & A
  • Real-time collaboration with other members (if you choose to share charts)
  • Access to all the new features & content we're adding - much more to come!



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